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Senior Director of Reliability Engineering

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202100976
Cox Automotive is a $7B provider of digital solutions for the worlds automotive ecosystem, with a mission of transforming the way the world buys, sells, owns, and uses cars. We have grown organically and through acquisitions over the past 15 years, and our technology and operational ecosystems reflect the diversity that can be expected from this growth path. The next phase of our journey involves driving mature, consistent, and modern reliability engineering approaches into our delivery teams.

As part of the Engineering Center of Excellence, the Senior Director of Reliability Engineering is responsible for designing, establishing, and leading a new reliability engineering practice that will drive best practice across the organization. This practice will provide engineering teams across the Cox Automotive Product Group with the standards, support, structure and guidance to manage their operations as a part of the whole enterprise in an empowering and effective manner.

Activities Include:

* Leading a team of practitioners who will drive and steward the practices of the organization and socialize them with teams across the organization.

* Engaging with technology leadership to determine and prioritize areas of focus on an ongoing basis to invest and improve the practice in parts of the organization.

* Build a practice of metrics-based improvement to track and communicate progress of the organization towards a more effective operational practice.

* Collaborate with others to track and identify work in areas of the organization to drive continued investment into operational excellence in all areas of the organization.

* Partner with others in the enterprise to ensure effective, streamlined and successful interactions between delivery teams and enterprise operations teams.

* Influence other aspects of the Engineering Center of Excellence to align to common objectives of increased operational efficiency, reduced waste and improving key indicators for teams.


* Bachelors or masters degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or 12+ years of relevant experience with at least 7 years experience in a leadership role or masters degree plus 10 years experience.

* Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills.

* Working knowledge of delivery products with Lean, SAFe, or Agile with Scrum.

* Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies, including cloud-based ecosystems (AWS preferred).

* Strong vendor management and partner relations skills.

* Ability to drive organizational change and build capabilities that effectively optimize operational efficiency and deliver innovative and agile solutions.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts and technologies to business leaders and teams.

* Highly effective in working with a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-03-12 Expires: 2021-06-14
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